The 140th birth anniversary of Moulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, a great national leader and dreamer of independent Bangladesh, was observed on Saturday with due respect.
With maintaining health guidelines amid coronavirus pandemic, different programs were held at Moulana Bhashani Science and Technology University.
The university Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Alauddin, teachers, officers and employees laid wreaths at his grave around 9:15 am and visited his mazar (shrine).
Later, Maulana Bhasani Memorial Management Committee, University Officers’ Association, Bhasani Parishad, Bangabandhu Parishad, Chhatra League and other educational institutions of the campus also laid wreaths and visited the mazar separately.
Milad and Doa Mahfil was held at the Central Jame Mosque of the university after Zohr prayer.
Besides, winter clothes were distributed among the destitute and a discussion meeting was held, organized by the university and Moulana Bhasani Memorial Management Committee with the help of Tangail district administration, at the Darbar Hall in the morning.